Proud mum moment

So, a few weeks ago my eldest announced she had to give a speech about the history of her school. Right, I said, where are the instructions from your teacher? She told me here weren't any. I disputed her assertion heatedly. Everyone knows nine-year-olds can't be trusted to remember ANYTHING. There had to be instructions.... Continue Reading →

Getting the snip

OK, so yesterday was pretty traumatic. I got the bunny neutered. The bunny almost had a nervous breakdown the moment the vet touched him during the preliminary examination. I was partially eviscerated while trying to prevent the bunny plunging to almost certain death from the examination table. (Well, that's a slight exaggeration, but my stomach... Continue Reading →

My Southern feast (6 delish recipes)

We celebrated my mum's 70th birthday last weekend and I decided to create a Southern feast inspired by my recent trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Eight hours later ... it was ready. Homemade lemonade? Check. Buffalo wings? Check. Blue cheese dressing? Check. Cornbread? Check. Meatloaf? Check. Mac n' cheese? Check. Mashed potatoes? Check. Salad? Check.... Continue Reading →

HouseGoesHollywood: Ange’s shock news, Becks retires, Tori’s dreadful ring

>> The world of celebrity this week totally revolved around Angelina Jolie and the shock news that she had a double mastectomy on April 27, after three months of lead-up procedures. In an exclusive op-ed for the New York Times, titled "My Medical Choice", Ange revealed she decided to undergo the procedure earlier this year after... Continue Reading →

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